Doctors must adopt new treatments that look beyond diet, exercise and surgery if they hope to stem the Middle East’s rising obesity epidemic, a leading Cleveland Clinic surgeon said today during the Arab Health Congress 2018 in Dubai. Dr. Matthew Kroh M.D., who is Chief of the Digestive Disease Institute
It’s the holidays and the beach is calling your name! Plus, if you’re feeling bad about not working out on these lazier days, you can always opt for the sand instead of the health club. In fact, occasionally transferring some of your workouts from your gym to the shore could
We’ve come across some ground breaking research straight out of Philadelphia. One injection of experimental gene therapy stopped spontaneous bleeding in nine haemophilia patients. Researchers are cautiously optimistic that this treatment could last for years. They believe this despite the small group of participants and the short follow up time.
The You Docs share 5 ways that you can use water to lose weight. Ready to amp up your weight-loss efforts? Sip a big glass of H20 before meals. A new study says drinking water 30 minutes before every meal could help you to lose around 4kg in 12 weeks.
The U.S. Institute of Medicine and Surgeon General have found that assisting individuals in making health promoting behavioural changes is very difficult to achieve in the current unhealthy world environment. This is seen to be exacerbated by celebrity endorsed food and beverage marketing, which has been identified as a significant
Affecting up to 15% of new mothers, post-natal depression has been a hard-hitting horror for celebrity mothers such as Courtney Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow and Hayden Panettiere and Amanda Peet. Today science is finding new insights into this debilitating disorder. Inflammation and Post-Natal Depression Inflammation and the immune system appear to
Is vegetable oil really the healthier choice? Currently the South African Food Based Dietary Guidelines among other countries in the world, still support the use of vegetable oils, but according to recent research these cooking oils may be doing us more harm than good. These dietary guidelines advise us to,
Wondering what you can conjure up for a really tasty breakfast treat, or looking for an alternative healthy dessert? We love this recipe for Baked Rhubarb with Fig, Amaretto and Toasted Honey Organic Oats created by ELLE Decoration South Africa and the talented Maranda Engelbrecht. The magic ingredient is honey.
You want me to put that where? A small egg shaped piece of jade could make a positive difference to your pelvic health and your sex life. Mention sex and you have everyone’s attention, mention pelvic floor health and you’ve lost them. Yet you can’t have one without the other. As
Imagine if you had a switch that could balance your metabolism and do a deep cleanse without the use of expensive fan dangled detox kits? Your body is designed to do so by using a genius mechanism known as autophagy. Celebrities have discovered that intermittent fasting, or autophagy, is one